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It was so lopsided for the first hour-plus that spectators began pulling for Anderson, likely in the hopes of getting more tennis for the price of their tickets, which carry a face value of 210 pounds (about $275). Not only is Anderson far less accomplished than either of these two - he owns zero Grand Slam titles - but he also is coming off a pair of strenuous five-setters, including his 13-11 win against eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in the quarterfinals.
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    Markle, 36, sported a blue-and-white striped shirt by Ralph Lauren , which she paired with cream wide-leg trousers. The last time Meghan cheered on Serena Williams in 2016 she did so from the stands and wearing a straw hat - but Wimbledon's Royal Box protocol is far more strict and asks that ladies do not take hats into the Royal Box to not "obscure the vision of those seated behind them".
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    Guests included newlyweds the Duke and Duchess of Sussex . As for why, the reason may boil down to a busy schedule. Lady Laura Meade is married to James Meade, Princess Charlotte's godfather. For the anthems, the couple opted for "This is the day which the Lord hath made" by John Rutter and "Suo Gân", a traditional Welsh Lullaby by Gareth Wilson.
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    From a whopping 62.85 million followers to 55.35 million, Twitter lost 7.5 million (12%) followers in a matter of just a single day. Twitter said the accounts are locked after the platform detects "sudden changes in account behavior", which includes tweeting out a large number of unsolicited replies, sharing links that are misleading or being blocked by a large number of users that have been mentioned by the account.
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    Compared to what some media outlets are reporting other major global political figures lost , Canadian politicians fared relatively well, with most of the top-followed accounts losing between 3,000 and 1,000 followers. These users are different to spam or bots, explained Gadde, because it is unclear if the original account owner still has control or access to it. Twitter's purge of suspicious accounts Wednesday has resulted in the social media platform's most popular users taking big hits ...
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    The show about noble families vying for the Iron Throne faces tough competition from perennial favorite comedy sketch show Saturday Night Live and HBO stablemate Westworld with 21 nominations each. " Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert" was also showered with praise, as was " The Handmaid's Tale's " supporting cast, coming off a just-concluded second season that gave them an opportunity to shine.
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    Then they headed indoors and away from the cameras for their meeting over tea. The president is about 6-foot-2, and Mrs. Trump is near that in her spiky heels. "She didn't agree, she didn't listen to me", he told The Sun . "I think it changed the fabric of Europe and, unless you act very quickly, it's never going to be what it was and I don't mean that in a positive way".
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    We imagine you're now wondering where the last Blockbuster in the United States is. "We can't string this out any longer without creating some financial problems". At its peak, Blockbuster operated over 9,000 stores, the New York Times reported in 2011 . To all of our valued customers, We regret to inform our customers that Blockbuster Video will be closing both the...
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    Lastly, the members of the Royal Family watched a presentation of the RAF 100 Relay, which had been carried throughout the United Kingdom for the last 100 days. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle aren't your regular Duke and Duchess of Sussex . And appropriate for the occasion, mother Kate Middleton chose to bring back a christening staple: a white dress by Alexander McQueen - the very designer she wore to both Prince George's and Princess Charlotte's christenings, as well as her 2011 ...
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    Fellow British rescuers John Volanthen and Rick Stanton said that Dr Richard "Harry" Harris had a great relationship with the boys while they were trapped in the cave system, the Herald Sun reports . But they were very cold". The soccer team-which went from missing, to found, to trapped, to partially rescued, to mission accomplished-captivated a global audience throughout every step.
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    Comedy show Saturday Night Live , which has been enjoying high ratings due to its focus on the Trump administration, was rewarded with 21 nominations. In the world of dystopian futures, HBO's adaptation of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 , starring Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon, is competing for Best TV Movie.
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    The mural initially received criticism for depicting the phrase "The King of LA" around James' image, which many perceived as a slight toward Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, and it was vandalised as a result. According to ESPN, Never has plans to do another mural, featuring several members of the Lakers, for Spectrum SportsNet, the network that televises the Lakers.
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    I'm really proud to be back in the Wimbledon final, especially after previous year where things weren't like I was expecting. The 11th seed produced a stunning display of power hitting from the back of the court to leave Ostapenko a very frustrated figure.
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    President Trump said the British people "voted to break it up, so I imagine that " s what they " ll do" and " Brexit is Brexit". "Yes, there might be protests", he said. The six-metre high blimp, dubbed " Trump Baby ", has been granted permission to fly above Parliament Square for two hours on Friday morning. Mr Morgan asked if Mr Khan would have approved a large black blimp featuring former US President Barack Obama, or an image depicting the London mayor as a pig - something ...
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    Earlier Thursday, he told MSNBC that female officers approached Daniels while she was performing at the club and asked "if they could put their faces between her breasts". The law, The Community Defense Act, prohibits adult entertainment - defined as nude or topless dancing - between midnight and 6am. Michael Avenatti , lawyer of adult-film actress Stormy Daniels speaks to media as he exits court in New York , May 30, 2018.Adult film actress Stormy Daniels speaks outside federal court ...